About the Arden at Plantation Bay
Enter this home through the foyer that leads right into this wonderfully designed open floor plan. A large gathering room is centrally located for maximum convenience. A spacious gourmet kitchen and dining area are perfect for entertaining guests or spending quality time with the family. Views from the dining room look out onto the covered lanai. The owner's suite features a luxurious bath and a large double entry walk-in closet. A guest bedroom and bathroom are located just before you enter the main living area. The entire family will enjoy the open kitchen, dining, and gathering areas which allow for entertainment and conversations to continue throughout each room. Two other bedrooms share a bathroom away from the living areas so children and guests can enjoy their own separate spaces in the home. A functional utility/laundry room is also located nearby. This home is completed with a three car garage - perfect for the growing family!
Annual Utility Costs1
Save $1,034!vs. Resale Home
The ArdenHERS Score - 69
Other BuildersHERS Score - 100
Resale HomeHERS Score - 130
1Annual utility bill cost is estimated. HERS score ratings and estimated annual bill data provided by SkyeTec, a RESNET-certified independent energy rating firm and is derived from the base plan. HERS score could change based on custom options and lot placement.
2Adjustment based on $80 per square foot.
3See sales associate for details. Information stated above is for illustrative purposes only and offered only as a broad overview of the potential advantages of buying new construction. Home costs listed will vary depending on size and location of home and local market conditions. Consumer is advised to conduct their own thorough research before making a home purchase. Reserve/Replacement: Based on residential construction industry life averages of systems and materials as follows: carpet @ 7 yrs @ $6,650, HVAC @ 15 yrs @ $5,000, Roof @ 20 yrs @ $15,000, Exterior Paint @ 7 yrs @ $3,100, Appliances @ 8 yrs @ $5,450, Misc Repair @ 7 yrs @ $7,000; 7 years proration of all systems = $42,200. Utility Bills: Based on 7 year usage estimates from industry professionals who measure energy efficiency throughout the state of Florida, find that new homes built meet a HERS rating of 60-70 exceeding codes and will yield a 35-40% energy savings over existing older construction. Insurance: Based on general average of yearly savings on newer construction in the state of Florida based on higher safety standards, stronger construction and latest building code requirements. Resale Value: based on National Realtor averages used when preparing a competitive market analysis. This amount is highly subjective and will vary from house to house based on market conditions.
4Monthly mortgage payment is an estimated value only. Estimated value only takes principal and interest into consideration.